Rebecca Holt

Craving Chess? Who isn’t?

Get your fix at these tournaments!

North Clackamas July Open–FREE tournament

Saturday, July 19, 10 am to 4 pm
4 Round Swiss. Please bring boards, sets, and clocks.
Registration: 10 – 10:15 am
Time Control: Game in 30, 5 second delay
Entry Fee: FREE
Prizes: Chess book to top three winners
Location: Sunnyside Library
13793 SE Sieben Park Way
Clackamas OR 97015
TD: Ed Addis
Contact: Ed Addis, 503-658-7809, email

Saturday Quad Tournaments in NW Portland 

July 26 and August 9, 1-5 pm.
Three round quads. Please bring clocks.
If an odd number of players make up the last group, it will be a three round swiss.
Registration:12:15-12:45pm, Limited to first 24 players.
Time Control: Game in 25 with 5 sec delay.
Entry Fee: $20
Prizes: Trophy to winner and medals to all.
Location: Christ United Methodist Church,
    12755 NW Dogwood St., Portland, OR 97229
    Use second driveway.
TD: Alex Grom
Contact: Larry Ball, 503-287-3642, email

Greatest Ratings Increases in 2013-14

Congratulations to players who dramatically Increased their Ratings during the 2013-14 chess season!  One player increased his rating by a whopping 725!

Wondering how you can improve your game? Play a lot of chess! The more you play, the more you’ll learn and the more fun you’ll have. Learn More About Ratings and see Your Current Rating.

Then check out Upcoming Events to sign up for OSCF Qualifier games throughout the year!

OSCF Board meeting on April 27

The OSCF Board will hold a meeting on April 27, 2014 from 3pm-6pm to discuss the State Tournament held in Seaside on April 11-12, the All Star Tournament in October, By-Law changes discussed at Seaside and other business related topics.

If members of our community are interested in attending, working with the board throughout the year or interested in learning more about OSCF, you are invited to attend.  Our space is limited and therefore, we kindly request an RSVP.

OSCF Board meeting
Sunday, April 27 from 3pm – 6pm
Fire Station 16
1715 SW Skyline Blvd.
Portland, OR  97221

If you have questions, comments, or would like to attend, please email April Lutz at